Talking about the stigmatization and repression surrounding the AIDS crisis with the co-curator of 'Art AIDS America' and 'A Deeper Dive.'
This week, digitizing the Library of Congress, conceptual art in Britain, the context for Hellenistic art, the five genders of Native American cultures, pomo ethics, and more.
Featuring a new video and installation, Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday debuted at the Whitney Museum of American Art on July 26, 2016. The work, made on the occasion of the exhibition, is being shown in the first-floor John R. Eckel, Jr. Show More Summary
Creator: John Porcellino Publishing Information: Self-Published, Mini-Comic, Ordering Numbers: Available Here In his introduction to the latest issue of King-Cat, American Arts Hero John Porcellino cheerfully offers up his own appraisal...Show More Summary
The energetic paint handling in Eric Aho’s work is like a shot of adrenaline for contemporary painters. In a solo exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Aho presents a selection of paintings (many of which were shown at DC Moore last year) that fuse portraiture and landscape, as well as a new … read more... Show More Summary
This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. This week: sculptor Viola Frey.
American Denim: A New Folk Art Beagle 1975 Jeans aren’t just some groovy pants, they are art! This is one of those books that isn’t necessarily awful. The point of this book is to show design/art with denim. That’s cool. Is it a weeder? Not unless it isn’t within the scope or mission of your […]
“I am not an outsider artist,” Kevin Sampson said. He was speaking on a panel at the American Folk Art Museum in New York last week about sculptor Ronald Lockett alongside artist Michael Berube and Cara Zimmerman, a specialist in folk and outsider art at Christie’s. Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has achieved reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM)?the highest national recognition afforded the nation?s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, governments, funders, outside agencies and the museum-going public. Show More Summary
About two weeks after American art teacher Dahlia Yehia messaged a friend to confirm that she had arrived in Pokhara, Nepal, her parents reached out to the US embassy in Kathmandu. Their 25-year-old daughter had left volunteer work in the earthquake disaster zone in Gorkha district and traveled to Pokhara...
O?Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York examines the art and careers of four pioneering artists and their contributions to American modernism in parallel for the first time. Through this exhibition, the PMAShow More Summary
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is welcoming this summer's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with a special exhibition, Happiness, Liberty, Life?: American Art and Politics, on view June 30 - September 18, 2016. Show More Summary
I first stumbled across American Gods as a novel in 2004. I hadn't read Sandman, but I knew of it, knew Neil Gaiman's name, and that combined with the cover art and the blurb drew me in. Now, a decade...
An exhibition featuring works by the noted African American photographer Gordon Parks will be on view from July 23 to October 30 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The 42 photographs that comprise Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott examine the realities of life under segregation in 1950s America. Show More Summary
The exhibition "The Agony and the Ecstasy" opened at the Es Baluard Museum in Palma de Mallorca and is on view until October 2nd 2016. Subtitled "Latin American art in Mallorca collections; a review based on contemporaneity", the exhibition shows 90 works of art, including painting, photography, installations, etc. Show More Summary
“September 11, 2001, wake up America the enemy is here.” This is how a group of four Muslim American teenagers, who hope to change the culture of discrimination toward Muslims through the art of slam poetry, start their poem, “Wake Up America.” This year there have been at least 200 acts of Islamophobia in the United States. Show More Summary
Arthur Matthews - Nudes in the Landscape, 1892 by Irina Arthur F. Mathews was an American Tonalist painter who was one of the founders of the American Arts and Crafts Movement.
Two artists — one Mexican, one American — piled into a white Sprinter van stuffed with camping gear, photo equipment and art supplies for a 3,721-mile journey to mark the expanse of the U.S.-Mexico border. Marcos Ramirez, known as “ERRE,” a Tijuana artist who tackles border topics in sculptural...
A great scavenger hunt, be a cat, railroad women of the early forties, Zara is fuckshits, female pain, out Olympic athletes at Rio, how HIV/AIDS impacted American Art, oh yeah more Kate McKinnon, and so many other things for reading! The post Also.Also.Also: There’s Some Kate McKinnon in Here and Other Stories for Your Weekend appeared first on Autostraddle.
Artists have responded to America's HIV/AIDS epidemic for years. In pop culture, think Lady Gaga's lipstick campaigns, Bono's clothing line for Gap, or musical turned movie Rent. In the art world, consider Felix Gonzalez-Torres's portrait of his partner, who died of AIDS, as a colorful pile of candy.The new exhibit "A Deeper Dive," ... More »